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Table 6 Correlations of the MAFS scales with other measures

From: Validation of the Dutch version of the Multidimensional Adolescent Functioning Scale (MAFS)

Sample External measures MAFS Total MAFS General MAFS Family MAFS Peer
Total SDQ Difficulties −0.45 − 0.41 −0.34 − 0.27
SDQ Prosocial 0.33 0.29 0.23 0.27
GVSG Parents 0.50 0.42 0.53 0.25
GVSG Friends 0.48 0.30 0.22 0.57
WHO total 0.52 0.50 0.38 0.26
Happiness 0.42 0.40 0.38 0.16
School grade 0.31 0.28 0.25 0.12
Sick days −0.01n.s. −0.07n.s. −0.06n.s. 0.04n.s.
Male SDQ Difficulties −0.42 −0.34 − 0.29 −0.30
SDQ Prosocial 0.39 0.33 0.39 0.23
GVSG Parents 0.47 0.39 0.47 0.23
GVSG Friends 0.48 0.35 0.20 0.58
WHO total 0.48 0.49 0.33 0.20
Happiness 0.44 0.41 0.36 0.21
School grade 0.31 0.28 0.24 0.13n.s.
Sick days 0.10n.s. 0.05n.s. −0.05n.s. 0.11n.s.
Female SDQ Difficulties −0.48 −0.45 − 0.38 −0.28
SDQ Prosocial 0.27 0.26 0.15 0.22
GVSG Parents 0.50 0.43 0.55 0.26
GVSG Friends 0.45 0.27 0.20 0.53
WHO total 0.57 0.51 0.42 0.35
Happiness 0.45 0.41 0.40 0.19
School grade 0.30 0.28 0.26 0.09n.s.
Sick days −0.08n.s. −0.13 −0.07n.s. −0.03n.s.
  1. MAFS = Multidimensional Adolescent Functioning Scale, GVSG = Groningse Vragenlijst Sociaal Gedrag, SDQ = Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, WHO = WHO Well-being Index
  2. n.s. Non-significant correlations. All other correlations significant at p < 0.05